Tumhari maa aur mehbooba hamare kabze mein hai

And congratulations to you, Mr Varma

He won the prize, made a speech, cracked jokes and went drinking. He deserved all of it.

Note to the boys: You can let the ladies go now.

9 Responses to Tumhari maa aur mehbooba hamare kabze mein hai

  1. amit varma 25th October 2007 at 20:50 #

    Thanks Nitin!

  2. anuj 25th October 2007 at 22:16 #

    not only did he win, but he also kicked the respective asses [metaphorically] of noted columnists like jonah goldberg of national review and clive crook of atlantic monthly.

    wah! free market ka jawab nahi..

  3. anuj 25th October 2007 at 22:35 #

    btw, boss, i forgot to ask – may i keep one?…please!

  4. Chandra 25th October 2007 at 22:47 #

    Amit, I suppose the award ceremony was in DC, not Paris! Congratulations!

  5. amit varma 26th October 2007 at 00:14 #

    Thanks guys!

    Chandra, it was in NYC.

  6. Nitin 26th October 2007 at 05:01 #

    Anuj,

    Remember your wife is known to read this blog…

  7. ahilya 26th October 2007 at 11:27 #

    Congrats to Amit for winning the award !
    Cheers!
    PS : Unless you open the comments scetion in your log for all posts , you shall remain permanently nominated for the Fred Basset award too along with Krish ;)
    Woof.

  8. anuj 27th October 2007 at 01:31 #

    If any of you [New York area]guys are interested in felicitating the winner in person…tonight –

    The New York chapter of the SAJA, South Asian Journalists Association
    Presents
    An informal [and more importantly, free] evening with Amit Varma.

    Friday, Oct. 26, 2007
    6:30-8:30

    Leela Lounge
    1 West 3rd Street
    (Between Broadway & Mercer)
    Subway & bus directions:
    http://www.hopstop.com/route?zip2=10012&address2=1+W+3rd+St&mode=s
    New York, NY 10012

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